Atlas Copco Scholarship

This scholarship allows the winner to spend a week of work experience with Atlas Copco in Australia, followed by two weeks with Atlas Copco in Sweden.

Applications for the 2015 Atlas Copco Scholarship are NOW OPEN.

Atlas Copco Scholarship 2015 Application Form.

For the one week with Atlas Copco in Australia the winner of the scholarship will get a feel for Atlas Copco's mining equipment and will also experience first-hand Atlas Copco's alliances with the Australian mining industry.

The first week in Sweden is spent at the production facilities in Orebro, with Atlas Copco's R&D marketing teams. After this total product overview, the winner will spend the second week visiting Swedish mine sites.

The scholarship is open only to AusIMM Student members studying at Australian, New Zealand and Papua New Guinean universities in the final two years of their Bachelor's Degree in technical courses of relevance to the minerals industry.

Applications close Friday 27 March 2015.

2014 Winner

Photo:Russell Brooks

Russell Brooks,

Bachelor of Engineering (Mining), University of Adelaide

Russell is currently completing the final year of a Bachelor of Engineering (Mining) at The University of Adelaide. Russell completed his penultimate year of study on academic exchange at the Colorado School of Mines where he received a place on the Dean's List for academic merit. During his exchange program, Russell gained valuable industry experience working at the Edgar Experimental Mine, followed by Employment with the Kraemer Obayashi Joint Venture, Merco Inc. and Orica. Russell used his time in the Colorado to extend his networks, regularly attending SME events. Upon returning to Australia, Russell has been engaged in the activities of the AusIMM Adelaide Student Chapter.

Russell is also the recipient of a 2014 Education Endowment Fund Premium Scholarship.

Past Winners

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